The University of Michigan Dearborn Department of Natural Sciences is seeking instructors to teach general chemistry laboratory and recitation classes. Chemistry 134, General Chemistry IA is described as “An introduction to chemical phenomena and principles with an emphasis on developing both an understanding of chemistry and an appreciation of what chemists do. Students will investigate the fundamentals of chemistry in the context of real-world problems and will utilize systems of biological and environmental importance. Core concepts include stoichiometry, aqueous chemistry, gas laws, thermochemistry, atomic structure, molecular structure and bonding. Three hours lecture, one hour recitation, three hours laboratory. Primarily designed for students considering careers in life sciences or physical sciences.”
A Ph.D. in Chemistry with experience in teaching undergraduate students is required and a familiarity with chemical safety in a laboratory setting strongly desired. Experience connecting laboratory methods to theoretical perspectives/lecture topics considered a plus. General Chemistry is offered both in the fall and winter semesters.
The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
Internal Number: 180615
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